Stewed Italian Plums

A bowl of yogurt topped with stewed plums

When life gives you a bunch of overripe plums, stew them. That’s the advice my mother would give you, and I wholeheartedly agree. This quick and easy technique is a simple solution to less-than-perfect fruit and tastes like home in a bowl. Other fruit that stews well: nectarines, peaches, rhubarb, and apricots.    Spoon stewed […]

How to Manage Your Strawberry Bounty

Bright red strawberries in blue cartons on a white background

Yay! Strawberries! Now what? Because strawberry season only lasts a few weeks, many of us will suddenly find ourselves with more than we can eat before they spoil. Making strawberry jam is a great option, but there are other simple things you can do to ensure you enjoy every precious strawberry. They’ll do fine sitting […]